Übersetzung von “hostage” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

hostage

noun countablehostage /ˈhɒstɪdʒ/
sb who is kept prisoner by people who demand sth for their release
otage masculine-feminine

a woman who was taken hostage during the robbery
une femme qui a été prise en otage pendant le cambriolage

Four men were held hostage.
Quatre hommes ont été pris en otages.

(Übersetzung von “hostage” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

hostage

noun /ˈhostidʒ/

a person who is held prisoner in order to ensure that the captor’s demands etc will be carried out

otage
The terrorists took three people with them as hostages
They took / were holding three people hostage.
take/hold (someone) hostage

to take or keep (someone) as a hostage

prendre/garder en otage
The police were unable to attack the terrorists because they were holding three people hostage.

(Übersetzung von “hostage” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)